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Teenaged girl helps nab traffickers on tip from TV serial


August 31st, 2012 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 31 (IANS) A teenaged girl saved herself and another girl from the clutches of human traffickers in the Bihar capital after she sensed trouble, thanks to scenes she ... Read more...

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Controversy over dress circular to Kerala teachers


July 3rd, 2012 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, July 2 (IANS) Kerala's education department Monday sent a circular to woman teachers to turn up at a function in a saree and green blouse, inviting allegations that the ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh to ease travel on Maitree Express


May 9th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 9 (IANS) The Indian and Bangladeshi railways will take a slew of steps to ease train travel across the two countries by the popular Maitree Express, an ... Read more...

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Bangladesh ferry capsize toll rises to 110


March 14th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) The toll in one of worst ferry collisions in Bangladesh Wednesday rose to 110 as more bodies were found after the wreck was salvaged. A total ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Third Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo ... Read more...

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31 die in Bangladesh boat capsize (Second Lead)


March 13th, 2012 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 13 (IANS) At least 31 people were killed Tuesday when a boat with over 250 passengers on board capsized in the Meghna river after hitting a cargo vessel.The ... Read more...

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Britain jails nine for bomb plot, terror camp in PoK


February 10th, 2012 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 9 (IANS) A British court Thursday sentenced nine people, including one of Pakistani origin, for plotting to bomb the London Stock Exchange and build a terrorist training camp ... Read more...

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PM condoles Kerala governor Farook’s death


January 27th, 2012 - 1:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday condoled the death of Kerala Governor M.O.H. Farook, saying he will be remembered for his administrative abilities and strong ... Read more...

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Bhopal and books - a forever affair (Feature)


October 3rd, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 3 (IANS) From 11th century philosopher king Raja Bhoj to the Nawabs and Begums of the 19th century to waiter Nandkishore Kushwaha of this century, one thing has ... Read more...

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National Award gives personal kick, professional boost: Arindam Chaudhuri


May 19th, 2011 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Pocketing awards isn't his motive behind making films - but producer Arindam Chaudhari, whose count of National Awards has turned to three with "Do ... Read more...

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CPI-M legislator ‘roughs up’ TV reporter


March 29th, 2011 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Kannur (Kerala), March 28 (IANS) A television journalist was Monday allegedly roughed up by a senior legislator of Kerala's ruling Left Democratic Front after a chat show. The legislator denied ... Read more...

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Bangladesh to probe Grameen ‘irregularities’


December 23rd, 2010 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 23 (IANS) The Bangladesh government Thursday said it will probe allegations of financial irregularities against Muhammad Yunus' Grameen Bank. Finance Minister A.M.A. Muhith said a committee would soon be ... Read more...

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Bangladesh opposition calls for strike


November 27th, 2010 - 4:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 27 (IANS) Ignoring pleas from the business community which said political agitations have an impairing effect on the country's economy, Bangladesh's main opposition is preparing for a strike Nov ... Read more...

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Three men jailed over filmed rape of ‘unconscious’ woman in Oxford


September 11th, 2010 - 3:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 11 (ANI): Three men from Oxford have been jailed for raping an unconscious woman, which was discovered by the victim only when one of the perpetrators showed her the footage ... Read more...

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Dhaka to upgrade its second largest port


August 16th, 2010 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 16 (IANS) Bangladesh plans to upgrade Mongla, its second largest port, and to build a third sea port at Kuakata. The twin moves are aimed at providing greater sea access ... Read more...

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Antique clocks, vintage car, copper pitchers…tucked away in a home


December 18th, 2009 - 3:05 pm ICT by IANS
By Asit Srivastava Lucknow, Dec 18 (IANS) An antique five-feet tall brass clock, a 1929 model Ford car, 150-year-old hookah, a collection of silver and gold coins from the Mughal dynasty - ... Read more...

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I can make very good dal-roti now: German supermodel


December 13th, 2009 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) She may be German, but supermodel-turned-actress Claudia Ciesla can roll out a roti and cook up a dal in a jiffy, thanks to her stint in Indian ... Read more...

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Zia’s sons sued for boat capsize that killed 84


December 3rd, 2009 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 3 (IANS) The Bangladesh government has sued opposition leader Khaleda Zia's two sons and their business partner who were owners of the boat that capsized last week killing 84 people. They ... Read more...

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India is in my bones says Sir Ben Kingsley


December 2nd, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
India is home for me and one does not visit but comes home, said Sir Ben Kingsley at a press conference at IFFI Goa today. He said that like a long ... Read more...

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Two Afghan drug peddlers caught with heroin in Amritsar


November 14th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.14 (ANI): Indian police arrest two Afghan nationals with two kilograms of heroin from Amritsar district.Officials said the contraband was seized after the police intercepted a car.The seized heroin, worth at ... Read more...

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I hope ‘Bigg Boss’ will boost my popularity in India: Claudia Ciesla


October 7th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) German supermodel-turned-actress Claudia Ciesla, who was linked to Salman Khan, says she is hoping to boost her career in Bollywood by participating in the third season ... Read more...

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Dhaka to spend $1.6 bn to dredge 53 rivers


October 6th, 2009 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 6 (IANS) Bangladesh's Planning Commission has approved a $1.69 billion mega plan to dredge 53 of its major waterways over the next eight years and has invited investment proposals to ... Read more...

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Do away with visas, Dhaka tells New Delhi


October 5th, 2009 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Muhurighat (Bangladesh), Oct 5 (IANS) Bangladesh has urged India to do away with visas for travel between the two neighbours to boost trade and business besides improving people-to-people relations."If ... Read more...

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ASI gets notice over illegal construction in mosque


September 20th, 2009 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has sought a reply from the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) over the alleged illegal construction inside the 350-year-old Fatehpuri Masjid here. A division ... Read more...

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Swine flu threat: Saudi Arabia may bar young and old from Haj


August 12th, 2009 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 12 (IANS) Saudi Arabia may bar Haj pilgrims below six years and above 65 years due to swine flu fears, a media report said Wednesday. Jeddah was yet to convey its ... Read more...

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Protesting Dhaka judges forcibly retired, reinstated


August 4th, 2009 - 11:11 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 4 (IANS) Two judges who led a hundred others in a demonstration against a government decision were forced into retirement, but have been reinstated after they apologised. Prime Minister Sheikh ... Read more...

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Protesting judges take out rally in Dhaka


July 28th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 28 (IANS) The Bangladesh capital, which is used to myriad street protests, witnessed an unprecedented demonstration Monday by over a hundred lower court judges. Arriving in several buses, they staged a ... Read more...

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Western actresses flocking to Bollywood


July 24th, 2009 - 10:57 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
Many western actresses are swarming Bollywood.MTV nominated American actress-model Denise Richards (The World is not Enough) recently starred in Sabbir Khan directed "Kambakkht Ishq" (Unfortunate Love), while Golden Camera winner Australian actress-singer ... Read more...

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New annual awards in K.L. Saigals’ honour (With Images)


June 17th, 2009 - 7:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 17 (IANS) To keep the memory of Bollywood's legendary singer Kundan Lal Saigal alive, a Delhi-based arts and culture organisation has instituted annual awards which will be conferred June ... Read more...

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Shahjahan on top of the moon


May 26th, 2009 - 9:04 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Filmmaker Shahjahan is feeling right now on the top of the moon. His film, Karma Crime Passion and Reincarnation which was well appreciated and had won several awards at Marbella International ... Read more...

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Cats enjoy a royal treatment at an Agra mosque


January 28th, 2009 - 11:32 pm ICT by ANI
By Brijesh Kr. Singh Agra, Jan.28 (ANI): A number of cats at an Agra mosque have become cynosure of everyones eyes for the kind of affection and respect they enjoy here among ... Read more...

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Two Bangladeshi workers abducted in Afghanistan


October 25th, 2008 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 25 (DPA) Two Bangladeshi development workers based in Afghanistan were kidnapped by unidentified gunmen Thursday, an official from the non-governmental Bangladesh Rural Advancement Committee (BRAC) said Saturday.Akhter Ali and Mohammad ... Read more...

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Shakespeare with a Bollywood twist (Weekly Roundup)


September 14th, 2008 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) While many Hindi films are made up of elements of Elizabethan popular drama, only a handful use them as a base to build more profound perspectives and ... Read more...

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Vaidyalingam sworn in Puducherry chief minister


September 4th, 2008 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Sep 4 (IANS) V. Vaidyalingam was sworn in as chief minister of this Union Territory Thursday by Lt. Governor Govind Singh Gurjar.Vaidyalingam heads a five-member cabinet whose members were also sworn ... Read more...

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Vayalar Ravi-led team to decide Puducherry chief minister’s future


August 24th, 2008 - 6:02 pm ICT by IANS
Puducherry, Aug 24 (IANS) A three-member Congress team led by Minister for Overseas Indian Affairs Vayalar Ravi will decide the future of embattled Puducherry Chief Minister N. Rangasamy on Monday, party sources ... Read more...

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